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SEMA Show Las Vegas – November 5-8, 2019

Legacy™ Manufacturing Company will attend the SEMA Show November 5-8, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV. Legacy, the maker of Flexzilla®, will gather with over 70,000+ domestic and international buyers to learn about the future of the automotive industry. Legacy will showcase their Flexzilla brand including their Air Compressors with Quiet Technology, in addition to air hoses, air tools, blow guns and modular accessories, work & garden gloves, and more. Visit us at booth #16014!

AAPEX Show Las Vegas – November 5-7, 2019

Legacy™ Manufacturing Company will attend the AAPEX Show November 5-7, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV. Legacy, the maker of Flexzilla®, will gather with over 44,000+ targeted buyers and more than 130,000 professionals to learn about the future of the automotive industry. Legacy will showcase their brands: Flexzilla air hoses, air tools, air compressors, water hoses, power cords, grease guns and hoses, blow guns and modular accessories, and work & garden gloves; SmartFlex™ air, garden, and RV/Marine hoses; Lock-n-Load™ grease guns and accessories; and ColorConnex® couplers and plugs. Visit us at booth #838!

National Hardware Show in Las Vegas – May 7-9, 2019

The 2019 National Hardware Show® (NHS) is May 7-9, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Come explore numerous product categories on display by over 2,500 exhibitors. This year’s show will feature a variety of new sections and categories, additional interactive experiences, enhanced programs, and more. Legacy will showcase new innovative products that expand our brands in the Hardware & Tools, Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living, Farm & Ranch, Automotive and Industrial categories. Visit Legacy at Booths #12246 and #6442!

SEMA Show Las Vegas – October 30-November 2, 2018

Legacy™ Manufacturing Company will attend the SEMA Show October 30-November 2, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV. Legacy, the maker of Flexzilla®, will gather with over 70,000+ domestic and international buyers to learn about the future of the automotive industry. Legacy will showcase their Flexzilla brand including their new Air Compressors with Quiet Technology, in addition to air hoses, air tools, blow guns and modular accessories, work & garden gloves, and more. Visit us at booth #15223!

NEW PRODUCTS!

Flexzilla™ Pro Air Compressors with Silencer™:
Let’s face it, standard air compressors are LOUD. All this NOISE interferes with workplace communication, lowers productivity on the job, and increases risk of hearing loss. Fortunately, Flexzilla™ brings quiet back to the workplace. Learn more about Flexzilla Pro Air Compressors.

AAPEX Show Las Vegas – October 30-November 1, 2018

Legacy™ Manufacturing Company will attend the AAPEX Show October 30-November 1, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV. Legacy, the maker of Flexzilla®, will gather with over 44,000+ targeted buyers and more than 130,000 professionals to learn about the future of the automotive industry. Legacy will showcase their brands: Flexzilla air hoses, air tools, air compressors, water hoses, power cords, grease guns and hoses, blow guns and modular accessories, and work & garden gloves; SmartFlex™ air, garden, and RV/Marine hoses; Lock-n-Load™ grease guns and accessories; and ColorConnex® couplers and plugs. Visit us at booth #838!

NEW PRODUCTS!

Flexzilla™ Pro Air Compressors with Silencer™:
Let’s face it, standard air compressors are LOUD. All this NOISE interferes with workplace communication, lowers productivity on the job, and increases risk of hearing loss. Fortunately, Flexzilla™ brings quiet back to the workplace. Learn more about Flexzilla Pro Air Compressors.

Flexzilla™ Bendable Blow Gun Extension, 16 in. #AG1016FZ-N:
The exclusive modular accessories system (sold separately) allows the Flexzilla™ blow guns to be customized for extension length and tips needed for any job. Bendable extension that holds position. Flexible hybrid polymer cover. O-ring seal on threads.

Lock-n-Load™ Lever Action Grease Gun. #L1045L:
Lock-n-Load™ technology is Legacy’s first-in-the-industry system for fast grease reloading. The Lock-n-Load threadless, quick connect barrel lets you reload grease in half the time compared to other grease guns. Just slide the Lock-n-Load switch to disengage or reconnect the barrel. Never worry about crossing threads on your barrel again, and get fast priming every time.

Flexzilla® Pro Pistol Grip Water Hose Nozzle #NFZG02-N:
Add more power to your spraying jobs. Attaching the hose inline with the spray nozzle gives Flexzilla® Pro Water Nozzles up to 30% more water flow, pressure and power. These heavy-duty nozzles are built to last in the toughest work environments.

 

 

Still going after TEN SUMMERS! [5 Stars]

“I have a 50 foot green flexzilla hose that I purchased TEN YEARS AGO!!! – that’s right 10 yrs ago. I left it outside in the tampa area sun and heat and humidity and abused it every way possible. Through mild frosts and months of blazing sunlight this hose is still doing everything a hose is supposed to. Sure, it’s discolored from laying in the grass during high humidity summers but who cares? I bought at least five other hoses in that time- Goodyear commercial ones that are so stiff and heavy that they are almost unuseable unless they are laid in a fixed location and never moved. This bright green hose is not so bright green any longer but it is as light and flexible as the first day I bought it. They untangle easily, unlike all of those other hoses in these ten years. The Aluminium connectors still work fine, no rust or leakage- can’t say that about all those stamped steel hose ends on those price point hoses I wish I’d never purchased. I bought an air hose reel with this same green hose and I am pleased with it as well. I am the worlds worst typist, I hate writing product reviews but this hose deserves all the accolades in the world.”

-Amazon Reviewer
Flexzilla Garden Hose

The Best Garden Hose – Wirecutter

If you’re looking for the easiest and cheapest way to keep your garden lush, your car clean, and your sprinkler a-sprinkling—or you just need an elongated water source to let your kids play with on a hot summer day—then the lightweight Flexzilla Garden Hose is your best bet. It’s safe, durable, and far more flexible than any other hose we tested.

Read the full garden hose review at thewirecutter.com.

Legacy Manufacturing Expanding to Support Growth

Marion, IA – Legacy® Manufacturing Company, the maker of Flexzilla® extreme performance water and air hoses, will be expanding its recently completed facility as a result of continued growth and success in reshoring some manufacturing back to the US.

In 2016, Legacy completed it’s 133,000 square foot facility located at 6509 Partners Avenue in Marion, Iowa. The new warehouse expansion will add 200,000 square feet to Legacy’s existing facility with a capital investment of $11 million.

This expansion adds support for Legacy’s reshoring efforts of its many proprietary products including the Flexzilla® brand of air hose. Other Flexzilla® branded products like the new Flexzilla water hoses with patent pending SwivelGrip™ technology have attained great market acceptance in the vast lawn and garden and outdoor power categories, leading to robust growth for the company.

R. Mark Weems, president of Legacy, says “Legacy is committed to the continued development of superior products designed and produced in Eastern Iowa. Our products must exceed the expectations of our customers because when you lead the industry with great quality products like Flexzilla®, customers learn to trust your brand and become very loyal.”

“This expansion is not just good for Marion, it’s good for Iowa,” says Nick Glew, President of Marion Economic Development Corporation. “Reshoring manufacturing processes and jobs is a complex endeavor. We are pleased to see this project that benefits multiple Iowa communities and supports Legacy’s aggressive growth strategy that will continue to build the Flexzilla® products into a dominant nationwide brand.”

Construction will begin immediately. The expansion is expected to create 13 new jobs over the next three years. Legacy currently has 58 employees in Marion. The Marion Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) partnered with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance in preparing an application to the State of Iowa’s High Quality Jobs Program. The City of Marion coupled with the Iowa Economic Development Authority approved incentives last week totaling $1,100,000. This important Local and State support was vital to making this expansion possible.

Legacy, an international company, is a division of Weems Industries. Legacy has been serving various markets since 1986, offering a wide-range of professional grade service and maintenance equipment for automotive, industrial, contractor, agricultural and marine markets throughout North America.

AAPEX Show Las Vegas – October 31-November 2, 2017

Legacy™ Manufacturing Company will attend the AAPEX Show October 31-November 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV. Legacy, the maker of Flexzilla®, will gather with over 44,000+ targeted buyers and more than 130,000 professionals to learn about the future of the automotive industry. Legacy will showcase their brands: Flexzilla air hoses and air tools, water hoses, power cords, grease guns and hoses, blow guns and modular accessories, and work & garden gloves; SmartFlex™ air, garden, and RV/Marine hoses; Lock-n-Load™ grease guns and accessories; and ColorConnex® couplers and plugs. Visit us at booth #1671!

 

NEW PRODUCTS!

Flexzilla® Pro Reciprocating Air Saw Kit:

The Flexzilla® Pro Reciprocating Air Saw Kit is perfecting for working in tight spaces to get the job done. The lightweight, compact design and low vibration reduces operator fatigue during extended use. plus, its high-speed, strokes per minute, allows you to cut through the toughest materials with ease and comfort.

 

Flexzilla® Pro Reactionless Mini Air Ratchet Kit:

Get in tight spots and get the job done with Flexzilla® Pro Reactionless Mini Air Ratchet Kit. No more busted knuckles or pinched fingers. The reactionless clutch prevents kickback when you bottom out. The compact and lightweight design is perfect for small workspaces like under dashboards.

 

Flexzilla® Blow Guns and Modular Accessories System:

Introducing, the Flexzilla™ Blow Guns with modular accessories. Flexzilla features an ergonomically superior gun body for maximum comfort and control which reduces operator fatigue. Unique to the Flexzilla blow guns and modular accessories system allows you to customize the gun extension length and tips for every application. Flexzilla Safety Nozzles meet or exceed OSHA standards for pressure relief. And the Quiet-Flo Safety Nozzle goes one step further to also meet noise standards.

 

Flexzilla™ 20V Cordless Grease Gun Kit:

There is a new creature dominating automotive shops, farms, and worksites across the country. Introducing the Flexzilla™ 20V Cordless Grease Gun Kit. It proves what can be accomplished when you combine over 30 years of grease gun experience from Legacy Manufacturing with the extreme performance of Flexzilla.

Flexzilla Garden Hose Review HFZG550YW – The Best Model

Flexzilla Garden Hose Review – Worth the Money?

HFZG575YW_nonretailThe Flexzilla garden hose is a top of the range, premium hose made by Legacy manufacturing. With a distinctive lime green coloring and made from a lightweight polymer the Flexzilla has many different features that keep it ahead of the competition.

For starters the lightweight polymer it is made of allows it to remain flexible whatever the weather conditions when you’re using it.

Obviously it is extremely lightweight as the term lightweight polymer informs us, but it also means it will not kink under high pressure.

It can withstand up to 150 psi, due to this the Flexzilla won’t kink and will remain at peak flexibility the entire time you use it. It also lies perfectly flat whether it is being used or not, and has no memory so stays still no matter what device you plug it into.

With all of the features their website provides out of the way I can start to tell you my experience of the Flexzilla. It really is like their site says, extremely lightweight. I hardly knew I had it in my hands when I first connected it to my outdoor tap.

I have rather a lot of trees in my garden so I was looking forward to testing out the flexibility that they advertised and it really did deliver in spades.

I had absolutely no problems maneuvering around the mini forest at the foot of my garden and there really were no kinks as I watered my begonias.

The lack of kinks was even more apparent as I turned the tap to full and the pressure increased. The was no movement of the hose at high pressures as I moved around my garden, which I was really surprised about considering just how lightweight it actually is.

The hose that I purchased was the 75 foot version. While it is not cheap, it is certainly good value for money, as I have had this hose far longer than I had my last hose and it is showing no sign of wearing out any time soon. Apart from the steep price, the only real negative I can see with this hose is that it is difficult to coil away.

Even though one of the features they have advertised is that it coils easily, I really did struggle. The lack of memory in the hose itself seems to work against it when trying to coil it as it just won’t stay in position long enough to get it all put away correctly.

My positives are that it is good value for the cost, it is extremely flexible, it really doesn’t kink at any pressure, there are no leaks either at source or on the hose itself and it is extremely light when carrying it around the garden. The only negatives I can see with this hose are that it is quite expensive even though it is good value for money and it is very hard to coil away correctly.

Flexzilla Garden Hose Review -Final Conclusion

I would recommend the Flexzilla to anyone who needs to use a hose for any reason. As the hose range goes from 3 feet all the way up to 100 feet in length it caters for pretty much any size garden and the flexibility and anti kink design allow for easy movement across even the most maze like garden.

It will out last any other hose on the market and do so while performing at a much high quality. It is one of the best garden hoses on the market today.

Blog post from WonderlandGardens.org